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Woman Posts Boyfriend Request on GitHub: Looking for 'Someone Who Maintains Their Own Server'

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Ms. Higashi (Photo: GitHub) If you’re not having much luck with traditional dating sites and you’re not a hardcore Star Trek fan, what’s a smart single gal to do? If you’re Noriko Higashi, a Japanese programmer at a social gaming company, you post a request for a boyfriend on the social...
Woman Posts Boyfriend Request on GitHub: Looking for 'Someone Who Maintains Their Own Server'

Emerging top grossing iOS apps: Kingdoms of Camelot, Crime City and Slots Journey

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Kabam and Playtika lead this week’s roundup of top grossing iOS apps. Both developers have held the No. 1 spot at one time or another in the past several weeks and neither have been far from a top 10 ranking since April. Kabam’s Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North has...
Emerging top grossing iOS apps: Kingdoms of Camelot, Crime City and Slots Journey

Japan's GREE Acquires Social Mobile Game Developer Pokelabo

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Marking its third such purchase in the past 18 months, Japanese Internet media giant GREE International has acquired social mobile gaming company Pokelabo for $175 million in cash....
Japan's GREE Acquires Social Mobile Game Developer Pokelabo
Mobile gaming firm CrowdStar names co-founder as its chief executive

Touché: 24 hours after rival GREE's deal, DeNA inks fresh terms with Yahoo Japan

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Barely 24 hours have passed since Japanese mobile gaming firm GREE agreed to a significant tie-in with Yahoo Japan, but already arch-rival and fellow billion dollar giant DeNA has fought back with an announcement that broadens its existing partnership with Yahoo Japan onto mobile devices. The deal sees the duo’s PC-based...
Touché: 24 hours after rival GREE's deal, DeNA inks fresh terms with Yahoo Japan

Forget Photo-Sharing; DabKick Is All About Photo-Showing

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Ever want to walk someone through your vacation photos while you’re chatting with them on the phone? Your best options might be using video chat or screensharing, or working out an awkward routine where you tell the other person to advance to the next picture. But it’s not really like...
Forget Photo-Sharing; DabKick Is All About Photo-Showing
GREE's Q1 2013 sales dip 5.4% Q-over-Q to $466.7M, but sales in "recovery trend" after kompu gacha ban

Mobile app news roundup: Gogobot, Zynga, GREE, HTC and more

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iPad gamers more likely to convert than iPhone gamers — Mobile cross promotion network Chartboost reports iPad users are twice as likely as iPhone users to download an app after seeing an interstitial ad for it. iPad gamers also play 10 percent more daily sessions than iPhone gamers. Mobile...
Mobile app news roundup: Gogobot, Zynga, GREE, HTC and more

Japan's DeNA Appears Unfazed By Gaming Mechanics Ban As Profit Is Up 20%

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At least for the time being, Japan’s multibillion dollar gaming giant DeNA appears to be unaffected by the government’s recent inquiry into ‘gacha’ gaming mechanics. Profits were up 20 percent year-over-year to 10 billion yen ($127.3 million), and rose 6 percent quarter-over-quarter. Overall revenue was up 37 percent to...
Japan's DeNA Appears Unfazed By Gaming Mechanics Ban As Profit Is Up 20%

Google AdWords can now monitor app downloads via ads on iOS devices

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Google AdWords can now be used to track the number of app downloads that were directed through in-app display advertisements on iPhone and iPad devices. Morgan Hallmon, a Product Manager at Google, explained how advertisers and promoters could take advantage of the update over on the Inside AdWords blog: “To...
Google AdWords can now monitor app downloads via ads on iOS devices

The Inside Network Job Board: Sparked.com, GREE, AdColony and more

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The Inside Network Job Board is dedicated to providing you with the best social media job opportunities across social and mobile application platforms. Here are this week’s highlights from the Inside Network Job Board, including positions at: Sparked.com, GREE, AdColony and more. Aarki Inc. Mobile Advertiser & Publisher Sales Ad...
The Inside Network Job Board: Sparked.com, GREE, AdColony and more

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Dec. 10 and Dec.14. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Dec. 10 Writing it old-school with Handwrite MoMinis secures $6M in Series B round Smash Cops Heat, Fun Run, YouTube...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network
Want to be a top grossing iOS app — you need to earn about $5M a month now

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between September 3 and 7. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, September 3 GREE’s Eiji Araki on monetization, Japanese vs. Western players, and what makes a successful social game Political mobile...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

OMG Stop! Why Zynga is considering $200M purchase of DrawSomething creator OMGPOP

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Welcome to the wild world of mobile gaming, where a new king can be crowned in the span of three weeks, and a struggling company can become the most sought after acquisition on the market. OMGPOP knew it had to try something drastic with DrawSomething, as it was getting beaten...
OMG Stop! Why Zynga is considering $200M purchase of DrawSomething creator OMGPOP
Everyone has a mobile problem: not just Facebook

Au Smart Pass, the one-year-old Android app buffet from Japan's KDDI, hits 5m customers

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A year after launch, Japan’s second largest operator KDDI says that its au Smart Pass service – an all-you-can-eat buffet selection of Android apps — has passed a cumulative 5 million customers. The service is designed to make finding and using mobile apps easier. KDDI selected 500 top apps which customers...
Au Smart Pass, the one-year-old Android app buffet from Japan's KDDI, hits 5m customers

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you from Jan. 30 to Feb. 4. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods.  Monday, Jan. 30 Pocket Gems’ Zombie Takeover for iOS provides undead fun in very short bursts Emerging top paid iOS...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

GREE's Q3 2013 sales declined quarter-over-quarter to $370.9M, profits down 24 percent to $105.7M

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Mobile-social gaming giant GREE today reported 37.9 billion yen ($370.9 million) in revenue and 10.8 billion yen ($105.7 million) in operating profit for the third quarter of 2013, a quarter-over-quarter decline of both sales and profits. Sales fell 4 percent and profits 24 percent. Year-over-year, revenues are down 18 percent...
GREE's Q3 2013 sales declined quarter-over-quarter to $370.9M, profits down 24 percent to $105.7M

Mobile App News Roundup: DeNA, Rovio and RIM

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DeNA news roundup — It’s been a busy week for Japanese gaming giant DeNA. The company has announced a new deal with Disney Japan to launch three Disney-branded games. The games are scheduled to come to North America sometime this summer. The games, which are based on Disney’s original characters...
Mobile App News Roundup: DeNA, Rovio and RIM

TinyCo to set up not-so-tiny 60 person studio in Vancouver B.C.

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TinyCo has announced it will open new, standalone studio in Vancouver, British Columbia. TinyCo is the latest in a growing series of San Francisco-based game companies to set up north of the border, following in the footsteps of Gameview Studios and GREE. According to TinyCo CEO and co-founder Suli Ali,...
TinyCo to set up not-so-tiny 60 person studio in Vancouver B.C.

PlayPhone quadruples its users for its mobile social gaming network in six months

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PlayPhone, a startup that has created a mobile social gaming network, says it has grown its users from 1 million monthly active fans to 4 million in the past half year. The company also disclosed some other solid metrics that show that its social layer and multiplayer game platform...
PlayPhone quadruples its users for its mobile social gaming network in six months

Ngmoco executive Oberfest leaves DeNA to start mobile health company

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Another day, another DeNA departure. Jason Oberfest, who was vice president of social applications for the mobile-gaming platform, has left to co-found a mobile health startup called Mango Health. Oberfest joined Ngmoco in September of 2009, just months before it was acquired by Japanese gaming giant DeNA in a...
Ngmoco executive Oberfest leaves DeNA to start mobile health company

Crowdstar moves further from Facebook, partners with Tencent and Gamevil for expansion into China and Korea

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It Girl developer CrowdStar is bringing its games to China and Korea’s mobile markets, courtesy of new partnerships with Tencent and Gamevil. Chinese games portal Tencent will release localized versions of Top Girl and Happy Peeps: Tower Town for iOS devices, while Gamevil will localize and distribute Top Girl Android...
Crowdstar moves further from Facebook, partners with Tencent and Gamevil for expansion into China and Korea

Asian Gaming Giant Nexon Sees Revenues Climb 39% To $331.4M

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Nexon, the freemium gaming company that went public around the time that Zynga did, saw its fourth-quarter revenues jump 39 percent to 30.9 billion Japanese yen ($331.4 million). It still posted a net loss of 94 million yen ($1 million) because of writedowns in various investments and higher tax expenses...
Asian Gaming Giant Nexon Sees Revenues Climb 39% To $331.4M

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between July 16 and 21. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, July 16 Fish Tales evolves into Fantastic Fishies Zynga’s David Ko opens up about Zynga’s mobile publishing plans Tuesday, July...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you from Jan. 30 to Feb. 4. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods.  Monday, Jan. 30 Pocket Gems’ Zombie Takeover for iOS provides undead fun in very short bursts Emerging top paid iOS...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Feb. 4 and Feb. 8. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Feb. 4 Sign here with OliveSign Capcom digital revenues up 39.2 percent year-over-year to $536.1M Build your own...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you from Feb. 27 to Mar. 3. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Feb. 27 Android crosses 850,000 activations per day with 450,000 apps in the store, Andy Rubin says Apple makes...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Nov. 19 and Nov. 24. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Nov. 19 Present and share with SlideShark GREE to shut down OpenFeint on December 14 Hill Climb Racing, Black...
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